Have you heard about the new Universal Pictures’ movie called Big Miracle, starring Drew Barrymore & John Krasinski? My friend Caryn saw it and said it was “phenomenal”. I’ve also started seeing commercials for it and am intrigued. Here’s a bit more about the movie.
- Rating: PG
- Cast: Drew Barrymore, John Krasinski, Kristen Bell, Dermot Mulroney, Tim Blake Nelson, Ted Danson
- Directed by: Ken Kwapis
- Screenplay by: Jack Amiel & Michael Begler
- Produced by: Steve Golin, Michael Sugar, Tim Bevan, Eric Fellner
Inspired by the true story that captured the hearts of people across the world, the rescue adventure Big Miracle tells the amazing tale of a small town news reporter (John Krasinski) and an animal-loving volunteer (Drew Barrymore) who are joined by rival world superpowers to save a family of majestic gray whales trapped by rapidly forming ice in the Arctic Circle.
Local newsman Adam Carlson (Krasinski) can’t wait to escape the northern tip of Alaska for a bigger market. But just when the story of his career breaks, the world comes chasing it, too. With an oil tycoon, heads of state and hungry journalists descending upon the frigid outpost, the one who worries Adam the most is Rachel Kramer (Barrymore). Not only is she an outspoken environmentalist, she’s also his ex-girlfriend.
With time running out, Rachel and Adam must rally an unlikely coalition of Inuit natives, oil companies and Russian and American military to set aside their differences and free the whales. As the world’s attention turns to the top of the globe, saving these endangered animals becomes a shared cause for nations entrenched against one another and leads to a momentary thaw in the Cold War.
Here’s the trailer.
Click here for a fun Big Miracle activity sheet.
One (1) winner will receive a prize pack, courtesy Universal Pictures and valued at $55, including
· $25 Fandango Gift Card
· Whale Plush
· Big Miracle T-shirt
HOW TO ENTER. (MANDATORY)
To enter leave a comment on this post telling me what interests you about this movie.
BONUS ENTRIES – LOTS OF THEM!
2 – Subscribe to my RSS feed by email (sidebar). Be sure to confirm your subscription. Leave two comments here for this.
2 – Subscribe to my YouTube channel (sidebar). Leave two comments here for this.
2 – Leave a comment on my Facebook page stating which giveaway you’re entering. (sidebar)
1 – Follow me on Twitter AND leave your Twitter name here. (sidebar)
2 – Tweet “I just entered to #win a #BigMiracle #giveaway from @valmg. Ends 02/19, enter at www.valmg.com” and leave the link to your tweet here.
1 – Subscribe to my newsletter (sidebar).
5 – Blog about this giveaway, including a link here. Leave five comments here for this.
1 – Place my button on your blog. (in sidebar)
1 – Leave a RELEVANT comment on any other non-giveaway post on this blog. Unlimited entries for this.
2 – Visit one of my other blogs – From Val’s Kitchen and Game Review Network – and leave a comment on any post there. Then return here and leave a comment on this post telling me one thing you read or learned there. (That’s three comments you need to leave for this bonus entry, one there and two here.) Unlimited entries for this method of entry.
1 – Visit my Mom’s blog HereAndThere.US and leave a comment on any post there. Then return here and leave a comment on this post telling me one thing you read or learned on my Mom’s blog. (That’s two comments you need to leave for this bonus entry, one there and one here.) Unlimited entries for this method of entry. Leave an additional comment for each entry you qualify for. You must have completed the first entry according to the instructions to be eligible for any bonus entries.
THE SMALL PRINT.
The winner will be selected using the “And the winner is” plugin. US addresses only please, no PO Boxes. This contest will end on Sunday 02/19/12 at 11:59 pm est. If you’ve entered any of my giveaways before then you know that only comments containing all of the requested information will be eligible for entry. Good luck to everyone!
I have received a gift card in exchange for sharing this information and holding this giveaway. Please note that the opinions reflected in this post have not been influenced by the sponsor in any way.
THIS GIVEAWAY IS NOW CLOSED.